Question about 1998 Pontiac Sunfire
Hi, I'm owner of a Pontiac Sunfire 1998, Standard transmision 5 gears, without AC. I stopped the car for fifteen days to fix it of many subjects: I've changed bearings and give maintenance to the starter motor and to the generator. First I've disconnected the battery.
After this fifteen days I've reconnected the battery to take the car to a mayor motor cleaning (it spills oil). The engine doesn't start, the "volts" light (battery sign) flashes unconstantly (like if it has a bad connection) and the "theft system" led remains on (not blinking) all time.
I've realized that maybe this protection was enabled because of the battery connects and disconnects, so I've brought a fuel injection engineer to get the computer scanned and erase the error code...
...was not succesful, he found the code in the scanner and have erased it but the "theft system" led remains still on. He told me to do the following:
- open the switch;
- bump on the starter once,
- release the key but keeping the switch open.
- wait for a self recognition of the computer till the led get off before starting the car.
that was 2 days ago, I've realized this operation several times and nothing works yet, even I've waited 4 or 5 hours between operations,
After this I've disassembled all the dashboard in order to check wire status, I've found nothing. I've also checked all the motor harnesses and connections and have found one or two cables without isolation, have them isolated. I also have follow the computer harnesses and disconnect and reconnect them. Same malfunction, not more nor less.
I am urged to find a solution to this problem, please somebody help me with this problem.
Thank you for your support. Abelardo Glez, Mexico
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